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November 2007   

Nov. 1

All Saints Day

Nov. 2
All Soul’s Day

Nov. 2
All Souls’ Day Mass - Bishop Galeone will celebrate Mass on Friday, 10 a.m. at San Lorenzo Cemetery, St. Augustine. For details, call (904) 824-6680.

Nov. 3
Festival D’Vine - Friday, 6:30-9:30 p.m. at Balis Park of San Marco Square in Jacksonville. An outdoor wine-tasting event with live music, food and more. Benefits Catholic Charities Jacksonville Regional Office and its mission to help families in need. Call (904) 354-4846, ext. 227 or visit

Nov. 3
2007 Anniversary Celebration - All couples celebrating their 25, 30, 35, 40, 45, 50, or more wedding anniversary in 2007 are invited to renew their wedding vows with Bishop Victor Galeone on Saturday, 2 p.m. at St. Matthew Parish, Jacksonville. Pre-registration is required. Call (904) 308-7474.

Nov. 9-11
Writers Weekend Retreat: The Soul Tells a Story - Leader: Vinita Hampton Wright. Friday to Sunday at Marywood Retreat Center, Jacksonville. Cost: $195-$285. To register call (904) 287-2525 or visit

Nov. 10
Roots of Christian Mysticism in Scripture - Leader: Cenacle Sisters Elizabeth Hillmann and Rose Hoover. Saturday, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. at Marywood Retreat Center, Jacksonville. Cost: $35. To register call (904) 287-2525 or visit

Nov. 11
Fourth Annual St. Cecelia Sing - Sunday, 6:30 p.m. at Most Holy Redeemer Parish, Jacksonville. An evening celebration of prayer, pastoral musician blessings, concert and reception. Everyone is invited. For more details, contact Eileen at (904) 786-1192, ext. 224 or email:

Nov. 14
Flag Burning Ceremony - San Lorenzo Cemetery and the Cathedral Boy Scouts Troop #63 will conduct a flag burning ceremony at the cemetery on Wednesday, 7 p.m. Call (904) 824-6680.

Nov. 16-18
Engaged Encounter - A marriage preparation program open to all couples of faith. Begins Friday, 7:30 p.m., Marywood Retreat Center, Jacksonville. Cost: $280 per couple. Call (904) 308-7474 or register online:

Nov. 16-18
Spanish Diocesan Marriage Renewal - A retreat weekend for couples that want to enrich their marriage. Friday to Sunday, Marywood Retreat Center, Jacksonville. To register, call Bill or Susan Shields at (904) 268-4997.

Nov. 28
Christmas Cards and Coffee - Leader: Dominican Sister Anne Marie Lennon. Wednesday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at Marywood Retreat Center, Jacksonville. Cost: $10. To register, call (904) 287-2525 or visit

Nov. 30 - Dec. 2
Young Adult Retreat: Be Transformed - Three-day eucharistic retreat for young adults ages 18-39 at Camp Kulaqua in High Springs. Cost: $60. For details or to register, call Jennifer at (904) 210-8943 or Sean at (904) 307-0824 or email: